Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing

1835–1926

Zoologist and clergyman. BA, King’s College, London, 1855. BA, Worcester College, Oxford, 1857; fellow, 1860–8; tutor, 1865–7; vice-provost, 1865; dean, 1866. Tutor and schoolmaster, Torquay, 1867–77; in 1877, moved to Tunbridge Wells and devoted his time to natural history. Specialised in amphipod Crustacea. His strong Darwinian views led to his being forbidden a parish. Lectured and wrote essays in favour of Darwinism. FRS 1896.

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